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Earthside reinvigorated my faith in prog, and took me back to my roots

December 17, 2015 Uncategorized

Music that challenged me in 2015, part two As part of my reflection on the music that inspired me in 2015, I started writing a bit about those albums and songs that will largely be overlooked by Big Music – but are still ambitious, challenging and exceedingly interesting. In this post, I’ll discuss the first progressive metal album I’ve listened to in years, Earthside’s A Dream In Static, and why this album is particularly important to me. Why do youRead More

In Defense of Miley Cyrus & Her Dead Petz

December 6, 2015 Featured, Uncategorized

Music that challenged me in 2015, part one I haven’t written a “favorite albums” list in a few years, mostly because I realized that mine were virtually identical to most of those my friends would write up. That’s one of the unfortunate downsides of having friends in the music industry: if a band gets enough hype to be in a Top 10 list, everyone’s talking about that band. 2015 was one of the first years in a while, though, inRead More